Rocky Mountain N.P.

Temporary closures to protect nesting raptors in Rocky Mountain National Park

ESTES PARK – Each year to protect raptor nesting sites, Rocky Mountain National Park officials initiate temporary closures in the Lumpy Ridge and Sheep Mountain areas of the park. To ensure that these birds of prey can nest undisturbed, specific areas within the park are closed temporarily to public use during nesting season and monitored by … Continue reading